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Table 2 number of metastatic tumor samples in each cluster, with the metastases represented according to their primary tissue

From: A taxonomy of epithelial human cancer and their metastases

Metastatic tumors
Primary tissues Breast cluster Colon cluster Lung cluster Ovary cluster Kidney cluster Prostate cluster Thyroid Kidney cluster Mix cluster Total
bladder 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
breast 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
cervix 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
colon 1 18 2 5 10 0 1 0 37
endometrium 4 2 1 9 0 0 0 4 20
fallopian tube 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5
kidney 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
liver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
lung 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 6
ovary 6 0 1 63 1 1 0 5 77
pancreas 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
peritoneum 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
prostate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
rectosigmoid 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
rectum 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
renal pelvis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
small intestine 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
stomach 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
testis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
thyroid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
uterus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
vulva 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 18 29 16 87 14 1 1 12 178